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[non-mawr-uh l, -mor-]
  1. having no relation to morality; neither moral nor immoral: It was a completely nonmoral problem and involved only judgments as to efficacy.
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Origin of nonmoral

First recorded in 1865–70; non- + moral
Related formsnon·mo·ral·i·ty, nounnon·mor·al·ly, adverb


See immoral.
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Examples from the Web for non-moral

Historical Examples

  • I cannot undo the process which has made me man, and act as the non-moral animal.

    Gloria Crucis

    J. H. Beibitz

  • He is just non-moral; and right and wrong are words he does not understand.

    Nights in London

    Thomas Burke

  • There was nothing rosse, non-moral about the Renaissance Italian.

  • Divided, they will perish or become mere playthings in the hands of non-moral economic 'interests'.

  • Did I want diatribes on the non-moral character of women, or anything of that sort?

British Dictionary definitions for non-moral


  1. not involving or related to morality or ethics; neither moral nor immoral
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